Third dish
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This entry is a re-creation of a recipe from Le Menagier de Paris (France, 1393 - Janet Hinson, trans.), entitled "Third dish". [insert a brief description of dish here, possibly including any or all of the following: characteristics of the final dish, when or how it might have been served, and why you selected it]

The Source Recipe
The original text of the recipe is as follows:

Third dish. Frumenty, venison, browned [vegetables], lampreys in a hot sauce, fried bread slices and meat tarts, roast bream, gruel with verjuice, sturgeon and jelly.

Related Recipes
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Third dish. Tench soup, decorated fricassee, sugared milk with bread-crusts, boar's tail in hot sauce, capons a la dodine, salmon and bream pies, plaice in water and fried bread-slices and meat tarts. [Le Menagier de Paris]

Third dish. Frumenty, venison, lamprey in hot sauce, fried bread slices, bream roasted and meat tarts, sturgeon and jelly. [Le Menagier de Paris]

Third dish. Frumenty, venison, browned [vegetables], fish jellies, fat capons a la dodine, roast of fish, fried bread slices and meat tarts, jellied eels, crayfish, thin pancakes and little sausages. [Le Menagier de Paris]

Third dish. Lampreys, shad, a roast, sweetened milk with crusts in it, Pisan that is Lombardy tarts, cream fritters. [Le Menagier de Paris]

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